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A town of Judah that was home to Caleb’s descendants (1 Chr 4:12). Though Tehinnah is described as “father” of Ir-nahash in 1 Chronicles, many similar constructions in genealogies refer to founders of towns as “father of” a place.
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IRNAHASH (PLACE) [Heb ʿı̂r (עִיר) nāḥāš (נָחָשׁ)]. A city in Judah of unknown location (1 Chr 4:12). The name is found listed in the genealogy of the sons of Caleb as “Tehinnah the father of Irnahash.” Although it is found in a genealogical list, references in the same passage to other place names
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Irnahash ir-nāʹhash [Heb. ʾîr nāḥāš—‘city of (the) serpent (-god)’; Gk. póleōs naas—‘city of Na (h)as’] (1 Ch. 4:12). A person or a city. The passage in 1 Chronicles is a genealogy of the descendants of Judah, and Tehinnah is named as the father of Irnahash. This statement, taken alone, could
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
IR-NA´HASH (ir-naʹhash; “city of a serpent,” 1 Chron. 4:12, marg., “the city of Nahash”) Ir Na´hash (NIV). Thought by some to be a city founded (rebuilt) by Tehinnah. It apparently would be better rendered “city of copper” (cf. 4:14) and connected with Nahas (Copper Ruin), located near the N end of the
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary